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Kiran Stacey

What can we expect from Tony Hayward’s testimony before the UK parliament’s energy select committee at 3pm today?

The first question he will be asked relates to the FT’s revelations this morning that the company has been cited on several occasions for failing to comply with safety regulations in the North Sea. Tim Yeo MP, kicking off the questioning in his role as committee chairman, will ask Hayward the following:

When you took over as BP CEO two years ago you promised to make safety your top priotity. Why then has the company not only gone through the Deepwater Horizon spill, but faced multiple safety problems on its North Sea rigs?

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